Medical Device Production Manager

Job Title: Medical Device Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Deeside, Flintshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J901797_1564494148
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 14:42

Job Description

Medical Devices Production Manager

Location: Deeside

Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive, plus additional benefits (bonus scheme, cycle to work, life assurance, share options, private medical insurance, pension etc).

Our Client, a UK -wide Medical Devices company are looking to recruit for an experienced Medical Devices Production Manager; this Manager will lead the manufacturing facility of this new plant and ensure that 132485 - GMP standards are adhered to at all times… working closely with the sister site with various departments (R&D, Engineering, QA, RA etc) to produce the best products at all times.

The Role

  • Develop and validate new production processes to manufacture the Clients newly designed medical devices, in close corporation with the R&D and Process Development
  • Maintain all production processes to manufacture Client's medical devices ensuring calibration, maintenance, validation, specifications and risk assessments are all kept up to date
  • Manage all production lines to manufacture product consistent with the product specifications, using approved methods, processes and procedures, in compliance with the appropriate standards and requirements according to Client's QMS and its Health and Safety Procedures
  • Site-management of all owned manufacturing sites including buildings, equipment, maintenance, infrastructure and disaster recover protocols
  • Approve and manage external suppliers to ensure supply of raw materials, components and finished products appropriate to the demands of the business
  • Manage inventory levels to deliver excellent "OnTimeDelivery" performance to customers, whilst minimising inventory costs
  • Monitor the production processes, drawing up and manage production schedule based on current and future demand
  • Development and reporting of relevant production Key Performance Indicators, setting the quality standards, manage production budgets
  • Develop production scale-up strategies and develop sustainable COGS (Cost Of Goods Sold) models, in close corporation with R&D
  • Management of the manufacturing sites operations teams, including day to day mentoring, identification of training, performance monitoring and reviews and setting clear objectives/expectations;
  • Liaising among different departments, working with managers to implement the company's policies and goals;
  • Ensure operations staff, equipment and facilities are efficiently utilised, implementing cost control programs;

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a Scientific or related/ technical Engineering discipline; a good understanding of engineering principles is required to understand the complex medical devices being manufactured
  • 5-10 years' experience in general production management in Medical Devices
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable medical devices quality systems and standards, specifically ISO13485and 21CFR820
  • Strong management experience

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Russell Taylor will be acting within your interest and will contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy h t t p s : / / w w w . r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k / p r i v a c y - p o l i c y on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or the GDPR please contact us on h r @ r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k

Get similar jobs like these by email

By submitting your details you agree to our T&C's